Thinking about starting your own business? Need to understand the basics of economics and balancing the books? Want to improve your employability? Our range of professional courses can help you get your start-up off the ground, improve your job-hunting prospects, and help you learn or develop new skills.
Introduction to Bookkeeping: thinking about keeping records of your business or develop your accounting skills add a valuable addition to your CV. The course helps you to gain knowledge of bookkeeping practices and procedures that underpin accurate business recording.
This introduction to financial modelling, business planning and marketing for new businesses in the creative industries will cover: market research, prototyping, marketing, innovation, incorporation, intellectual property, management structure, financial projections, pitches and presentations.
Are you thinking of starting your own business? Looking for the flexibility that self-employment can bring? Turning a hobby into an income? This informative, one-day workshop will take you through the key steps you need to follow to turn your idea into reality.
Discover how to use your voice, body language and words to enhance the way you come across to others. Skills include establishing rapport, assertive posture and gesture, vocal energy, projecting an effective personal style, sensitive listening and communicating with care and conviction. Please note: this course is non-transferable or refundable.
How skilfully do you manage the impression you make on people? Develop your personal effectiveness by looking at voice and body language, assertiveness, speaking in public, sensitive listening, interviewing techniques and skills for business meetings.
Influence your meetings in a clear confident and assertive way, leading to effective decision making. Skills include making persuasive contributions, motivating, rapport, body language, and overcoming resistance. Please note: this course is non-transferable or refundable.
A brand is the soul of your business. It defines its identity, the way it expresses itself and how other people see your business or product. This course will give you an overview into the ins and outs of creating and managing a brand.
Transforming nature, trading goods - we call it the economy. Scientists and sages across cultures have been discussing it for centuries. What do they have to tell us? Is there really no alternative? Tutor: Christian Michel.
Economics studies human behaviour as we obtain the goods we desire in a world where scarcity exists. This course will be using a critical thinking and ethics approach to economics, rather than mathematical models, to better understand what we and fellow humans do when we work, exchange, coordinate with others, consume, and invest.